Beverley Minster

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Duration: 35 minutes

East Yorkshire's most impressive church is the setting for hymns old and new as Aled Jones visits the ancient market town of Beverley, and introduces special guests Philippa Hanna and Blake.

Music Played

8 items
  • Image for Robert Prizeman, Maurice Murphy, Steven Geraghty

    Robert Prizeman, Maurice Murphy, Steven Geraghty Songs of Praise Signature Tune

    Composer: Robert Prizeman; not commercially available

  • Congregation, Beverley Minster Choir, Robert Poyser (Organist), Tom Osborne (trumpet 1), Michael Woodhead (trumpet 2), Andrew Littlemore (horn), Robert Burtenshaw (trombone), Brian Kingsley (tuba), Mark Wagstaff (timps) PRAISE TO THE HOLIEST IN THE HEIGHT

    Conductor: Gordon Stewart Tune: Billing Words: John Henry Newman (1801-1890) Music: R. R. Terry Arranger: Robert Ramskill Source: SOP hymnbook #90

  • Congregation, Beverley Minster Choir, Robert Poyser (Organist), Tom Osborne (trumpet 1), Michael Woodhead (trumpet 2), Andrew Littlemore (horn), Robert Burtenshaw (trombone), Brian Kingsley (tuba), Mark Wagstaff (timps) O WORSHIP THE KING

    Conductor: Gordon Stewart Tune: Hanover Words: Robert Grant (1779-1838) Music: William Croft, Descant Alan Gray Arranger: Robert Ramskill Source: SOP hymnbook #15

  • Congregation, Beverley Minster Choir, Robert Poyser (Organist), Tom Osborne (trumpet 1), Michael Woodhead (trumpet 2), Andrew Littlemore (horn), Robert Burtenshaw (trombone), Brian Kingsley (tuba), Mark Wagstaff (timps) BE THOU MY VISION

    Conductor: Gordon Stewart Tune: Slane Words: Tr. Mary Elizabeth Byrne (1880-1931) & Eleanor Hull (1860-1935) Music: Irish Traditional Melody Arranger: Robert Ramskill Source: SOP hymnbook #287

  • Image for Philippa Hanna

    Philippa Hanna FATHER

    Composer: Philippa Hanna Publisher: 2007 Resound Music Track specially adapted for BBC Songs of Praise. Original version and other material available on the Resound Media release ‘Watching Me’ by Philippa Hanna.

  • Blake & James Sherlock (piano) AMAZING GRACE

    Composer: Trad Arranger: Mark Williams Track specially arranged for BBC Songs of Praise, not commercially available.

  • Congregation, Beverley Minster Choir, Robert Poyser (Organist), Tom Osborne (trumpet 1), Michael Woodhead (trumpet 2), Andrew Littlemore (horn), Robert Burtenshaw (trombone), Brian Kingsley (tuba), Mark Wagstaff (timps) BE STILL FOR THE PRESENCE OF THE LORD

    Conductor: Gordon Stewart Tune: Be Still Words: David Evans Music: David Evans Arranger: Paul Leddington Wright Source: SOP hymnbook #207

  • Congregation, Beverley Minster Choir, Robert Poyser (Organist), Tom Osborne (trumpet 1), Michael Woodhead (trumpet 2), Andrew Littlemore (horn), Robert Burtenshaw (trombone), Brian Kingsley (tuba), Mark Wagstaff (timps) NOW THANK WE ALL OUR GOD

    Conductor: Gordon Stewart Tune: Nun Danket Words: Martin Rinkart (1586-1649), tr. Catherine Winkworth (1827-78) Music: Johann Crüger (1598-1662), harm. adpt. Mendelsshon’s Lobgesang 1840 Arranger: Paul Leddington Wright Source: SOP hymnbook #238

  • Factsheet for Sunday 2nd January 2011

    Presented by Aled Jones from Beverley.

  • Interviews

    Pamela Hopkins

    Author of – St John of Beverley
    Pamela became interested in St John’s life story when she moved to Beverley and began teaching local history classes.
    Her interview takes place at St Johns Church in Harpham which is dedicated to St John of Beverley who was thought to have been born there around the year 640.

    David Neave

    David is an historian based in Beverley. David is concerned with Church buildings, the history of Churches and the need to keep them open and flourishing.
    David takes Aled on a tour of Beverley Minster including granting Aled unique access to the famous Hamster Wheel.

    Lee Kirkby

    Lee is a qualified professional Youth & Community worker and works as Youth Minister at Beverley Minster.

    He has recently graduated from the Centre for Youth Ministry with a BA in Youth & Community Work and Applied Theology.

    Lee heads up the Youth Cafe project which regularly attracts up to 250 young people every 6-8 weeks.

    Naomi Merriweather

    Naomi is part of Beverley’s ‘Healing on The Street’ team.

  • Performers

    Blake

    Blake have released 3 award winning albums and have appeared on over 80 TV shows. They have sung for Royalty and have performed at Wembley, Twickenham and Wimbledon.
    After headlining the 2010 Classical Brit Awards at the Albert Hall the band released their 3rd album in Japan, toured in Australia and visited the United States, before returning to the UK for their autumn tour.

    Philippa Hanna

    Philippa is a Sheffield-based Christian singer-songwriter making her Songs of Praise debut with a performance of her own composition, FATHER.

    Gordon Stewart (Congregational Conductor)

    Gordon Stewart is a regular conductor for Songs of Praise.

  • Locations

    All of the music for this programme was recorded at;
    Beverley Minster
    Minster Yard North
    Beverley
    East Riding of Yorkshire
    HU17 0DP

Credits

Series Editor
David Taviner
Presenter
Aled Jones
Participant
Philippa Hanna
Participant
Blake
Producer
Karen Hannah
Executive Producer
Tommy Nagra

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